My Favourite Places...The Oarhouse, Metung, East Gippsland - Ocean Blue Coastal Retreats

Meditative Metung 

The Oarhouse

My husband and I had a wonderful, relaxing 2-weeks at The Oar House, just getting away from life’s busy-ness! We loved Metung’s slower pace of life.

Quintessential Property by the lake

As we drove into Gilsenans Drive, the striking 3-storey Oar House rose up from bush-land; a mere 5 mins drive from Metung central. First impressions are of a casual and comfortable house – stylishly decorated with a relaxed blend of scandi, rustic & coastal charm; without clutter. Most windows have a bush view and there’s plenty of relaxing music provided by nature’s chirping and singing. 

Coastal Style

The house is very comfortable with all the little details and thoughtful touches that Ocean Blue Coastal Retreats always provide that make a good holiday great. 

The Metung village itself is small, stylish & pretty minus the hectic holiday crowds. There’re a few shops, a fantastic pub and a small gourmet general store with larger supermarkets at Lakes Entrance – 15 minutes away. 

Beautiful Metung

You can go out or enjoy hanging in. We did both; slouching around reading, biking around the thigh-burning, hilly country roads, fishing & prawning, watching some Netflix, swimming in the lakes, checking out some nearby towns and strolling along the Metung boardwalk. There were also free open-air-cinema nights on the village green and fireworks on New Year’s Eve. 

This is our 6th stay at one of the gorgeous Ocean Blue properties and we couldn’t recommend them more highly.